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Transforming Practice Through Clinical Education, Professional Supervision and Mentoring - Miranda L. Rose

Transforming Practice Through Clinical Education, Professional Supervision and Mentoring

By: Miranda L. Rose (Editor), Dawn L. Best (Editor)

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Published: 1st January 2006
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This important resource investigates topics related to clinical education, professional supervision, and mentoring. Beyond student supervision, it discusses supervision of professionals in the work place and the emerging importance of professional mentoring for ongoing professional development.

Its broad perspective is relevant to a wide range of health professions, including audiology, dietetics, nursing, occupational therapy, pharmacy, physiotherapy, podiatry, prosthetics and orthotics, radiography, and speech-language pathology. Complex theoretical material is presented in a straightforward, "person-centered" approach that makes information easily accessible and applicable to practice. Key Features

  • Written by multidisciplinary experts with academic and research backgrounds who also possess extensive practical experience in a variety of professional health fields.
  • Reader-friendly, engaging material is grounded in current theory and evidence.
  • Three distinct but interrelated fields - clinical education, professional supervision, and mentoring - are addressed together in one book for the first time.
  • Supervision of professionals in their workplace is covered, as well as professional mentoring for ongoing professional development.
  • Presents complex theoretical material in an engaging, "person-centered" approach.
  • Acknowledges the importance of psychological well-being with chapters on the self in supervision and finding meaning and preventing burnout.

***** This is an exciting book that will be well used, and a constant source of reference in many clinical areas.

Introduction to terminology and definitionsp. 2
Context for clinical education, professional supervision and mentoringp. 8
Clinical education, professional supervision and mentoring : a perspective from the UKp. 16
Clinical education, professional supervision and mentoring : a perspective from the USAp. 19
Clinical education, professional supervision and mentoring : a perspective from Canadap. 23
Models of clinical educationp. 29
Costs of clinical educationp. 37
Exploring the roles of the clinical educator : introductionp. 45
The manager rolep. 49
Instructor, observer and provider of feedbackp. 58
Counsellor rolep. 68
Assessor rolep. 77
Understanding clinical knowledge and developing clinical expertisep. 89
Manual skillsp. 101
Attitudesp. 111
Learning about learningp. 121
Reflection, practice and clinical educationp. 143
The challenging learning situationp. 163
Clinical education and evidence-based practicep. 175
Ethics in clinical educationp. 185
Power issues in clinical educationp. 197
Clinical educators as cultural guidesp. 207
From a distance : the challenges of clinical educationp. 219
Collaboration in clinical educationp. 229
Contract learningp. 249
Gods, myths and supervisorsp. 261
Finding meaning and preventing burnoutp. 275
Professional supervisionp. 293
Mentoring in the health professionsp. 309
The anatomy of educational evaluation in clinical education, mentoring and professional supervisionp. 327
Transforming practice through teaching, learning and supporting relationshipsp. 343
Transforming practice through teaching, learning and supporting relationships : a perspective from the UKp. 350
Transforming practice through teaching, learning and supporting relationships : a perspective from the USAp. 352
Transforming practice through teaching, learning and supporting relationships : a perspective from Canadap. 355
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ISBN: 9780443074547
ISBN-10: 0443074542
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 382
Published: 1st January 2006
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.7 x 19.0  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.83